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About Us

Since the old days of "wild Tolstoy" in Imperial Russia, the family has left a lasting legacy in education and the arts. Our commitment is to develop individuals with the necessary skills and abilities to become future leaders in the areas they desire.

Andrey Tolstoy

Andrey Tolstoy

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Film and Media Studies, Comparative Literature.

 

YALE UNIVERSITY, USA.

Founder - Director of Education and Mentoring

Andrey was born in St. Petersburg when it was called Leningrad and grew up in Paris and Prague. He holds an MA, MPhil, and Ph.D. in Film & Media and Comparative Literature from Yale University, a Postgraduate Certificate in International Education from the University of Nottingham, a BA in Film & Media from Middlebury College, and an International Baccalaureate Diploma, which he completed at the International School of Prague.

Ricardo Martin, CEO Tolstoy and Partners

Ricardo Martín

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CEO

Ricardo Martín was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and brings his experience of more than 40 years as part of the board of directors of a large family business founded in 1972 in the Cosmetics industry in Venezuela. 

"Having worked with other families and been part of my own family business since 1972, I have known from a very personal point of view, the family dynamics between the founder, the siblings, and how the corporate and family worlds interact."

Dr. Sophia Nam

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B.A. in Psychology from Wellesley College, Ed.M. in Prevention Science and Practice from Harvard University, Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College

Dr. Sophia Nam is a licensed psychologist working with children, adolescents, and adults from around the world. She received training in counseling and clinical psychology at Harvard and Boston University Medical Schools in the United States and previously held academic professorships in Korea. She has more than a decade of clinical experience specializing in providing culturally-competent integrative psychotherapy, as well as neuropsychological assessment, consultation, crisis intervention, case management, and advocacy. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Wellesley College, an Ed.M. in Prevention Science and Practice from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College.

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Emily Swindall

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B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University and an Ed.M in Special Education from Grand Canyon University.

Emily Swindall is an educator with over fifteen years of experience teaching students with learning differences. She was the founding educational director of a school for students with ADHD and autism in Atlanta, Georgia. More recently, she worked in international school administration overseeing educational programming, mentoring teachers, and coordinating individual support for students. Her professional expertise is in the areas of social skills instruction, social and emotional learning, executive coaching, and literacy instruction. She holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University and an Ed.M in Special Education from Grand Canyon University.

Where to find us?

Madrid, Spain

Prague, Czech

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